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Companies smashing brokers’ forecasts: week to 21 Oct

Companies smashing brokers’ forecasts: week to 21 Oct

Every week as part of our Ideas Farm, we publish a list of London’s shares experiencing the biggest upgrades and downgrades to consensus forecasts.

Our upgrade and downgrade tables are based on changes made during the last month to consensus forecast earnings for the coming year. The tables are ordered by largest to smallest one-month changes.

UPGRADES
14 October 2020FWD EPS CHG
NameTIDM1mth3mth1yr
ScS GroupSCS547.7%81.4%2%
Jadestone EnergyJSE490.6%37.2%-96%
MJ GleesonGLE378.0%378.0%-42%
Yourgene HealthYGEN263.5%--
Inspiration Healthcare GpIHC122.7%40.1%44%
Pan African ResourcesPAF117.6%91.7%116%
Keystone Law GroupKEYS78.1%34.5%-14%
Halfords GroupHFD71.6%326.1%35%
ULS TechnologyULS66.7%66.7%-76%
4Imprint GroupFOUR61.6%56.3%-79%
Air PartnerAIR57.5%57.5%45%
LiDCO GroupLID54.3%--
Kier GroupKIE49.3%40.4%-31%
City of London InvestmentCLIG45.3%45.3%16%
RedrowRDW44.1%18.7%-38%
CVS GroupCVSG40.9%112.6%5%
Forterra PlcFORT40.9%28.2%-78%
Biffa PlcBIFF38.1%8.9%-80%
Beeks Financial Cloud GrpBKS36.1%27.0%-31%
Renewi PlcRWI35.9%16.9%-72%
88888834.6%38.5%51%
GlencoreGLEN33.7%50.7%-61%
Topps TilesTPT32.2%--97%
FerrexpoFXPO32.0%75.5%-4%
AvingtransAVG29.8%29.8%22%
KingfisherKGF27.7%52.9%21%
Watches of Switzerland GroupWOSG25.8%45.6%11%
Serabi GoldSRB25.5%-19.2%61%
TymanTYMN25.2%44.1%-14%
MITIE GroupMTO23.8%-6.8%-50%
CMC MarketsCMCX22.5%54.1%419%
Scapa GroupSCPA21.7%3.6%-71%
Hansard GlobalHSD19.1%19.1%-9%
Blancco Technology GroupBLTG18.9%63.8%20%
NetcallNET18.1%21.4%16%
IdeagenIDEA17.1%20.5%7%
Alpha FX GroupAFX17.0%20.5%18%
First DerivativesFDP16.7%6.1%-27%
Volution GroupFAN16.0%22.9%-19%
Anglo American PlcAAL15.6%25.6%-26%
Empiric StudentESP15.3%21.9%-37%
Breedon GrpBREE14.8%18.2%-55%
NextNXT14.4%84.9%-55%
YouGovYOU13.9%12.4%13%
NewRiver REITNRR13.8%-13.2%-48%
Brooks MacDonald GroupBRK13.8%14.3%0%
JD Sports FashionJD13.8%91.1%-31%
FresnilloFRES13.5%66.2%71%
BHP GroupBHP13.5%8.4%0%
Pets At HomePETS13.2%26.6%-5%
RecordREC13.2%16.0%8%
Kenmare ResourcesKMR12.6%-31.5%-73%
IG Group HoldingsIGG12.1%-8.4%46%
Science GroupSAG12.1%-21%
LoopUp GroupLOOP11.9%76.6%448%
Central Asia MetalsCAML11.9%22.4%-21%
Dixons CarphoneDC11.7%13.9%-33%
FocusriteTUNE11.4%14.1%58%
Speedy HireSDY11.0%59.5%-67%
AntofagastaANTO10.8%55.4%-24%
Close Brothers GroupCBG10.3%-1.4%-44%
XP PowerXPP10.3%13.2%12%
James HalsteadJHD10.0%-2.3%-8%
Hochschild MiningHOC9.8%175.4%-23%
BioventixBVXP9.6%--
boohoo groupBOO9.5%9.0%51%
McKay SecuritiesMCKS9.5%9.6%-19%
Codemasters Group HoldingsCDM9.5%21.2%53%
Kainos GroupKNOS9.1%50.8%39%
B&M European Value RetailBME8.7%23.4%62%
FergusonFERG8.5%13.9%-1%
3i Group PlcIII8.4%59.1%-3%
Finsbury Food GroupFIF8.3%--20%
GB GroupGBG8.3%6.9%-17%
UNITE GroupUTG8.0%6.1%-39%
Team17 GroupTM177.7%14.2%69%
IdoxIDOX7.5%11.7%46%
Mortgage Advice BureauMAB17.3%15.4%-26%
Atalaya MiningATYM7.2%64.8%-19%
PZ CussonsPZC7.2%6.5%-6%
ReachRCH7.1%7.1%-22%
Hummingbird ResourcesHUM6.9%29.5%144%
Gear4music HoldingsG4M6.7%46.0%606%
ASOSASC6.5%782.0%271%
Chemring GroupCHG6.5%7.5%42%
Plus500PLUS6.5%66.7%247%
Rio TintoRIO6.5%20.0%2%
AG BARRBAG6.3%10.0%-15%
HelicalHLCL5.9%6.6%29%
Target Healthcare REITTHRL5.6%5.2%1%
KAZ MineralsKAZ5.5%17.3%1%
ShaftesburySHB5.4%3.6%-46%
Kin and CartaKCT5.2%4.6%-43%
Advanced Medical Sol GrpAMS5.1%-23.1%-53%
Rathbone BrothersRAT5.0%12.2%-15%
M&GMNG4.8%2.9%-
BOKUBOKU4.7%1.2%48%
RDI REITRDI4.7%-0.5%-39%
Keywords StudiosKWS4.6%7.2%5%
Connect GroupCNCT4.5%17.7%7%
Polymetal InternationalPOLY4.5%18.6%93%
PetropavlovskPOG4.1%-8.1%484%
SDLSDL4.0%17.8%-15%
Burberry GroupBRBY4.0%-10.4%-44%
Impax Asset Management GpIPX3.9%9.3%39%
QinetiQ GroupQQ3.9%-0.1%-1%
Draper EspritGROW3.6%11.9%-10%
IMImobile PlcIMO3.6%6.1%-5%
FRP Advisory GroupFRP3.6%-10.8%-
Polar CapitalPOLR3.6%6.2%6%
Grafton GroupGFTU3.5%50.1%-42%
Flutter EntertainmentFLTR3.4%18.5%43%
United Oil & GasUOG3.4%-16.8%-
Hastings Group HoldingsHSTG3.4%-1.8%5%
Panoply HoldingsTPX3.3%50.8%40%
PorvairPRV3.2%3.2%-22%
Euromoney Instl InvestorERM3.1%7.4%-49%
Jupiter Fund ManagementJUP3.0%6.8%-25%
DOWNGRADES
14 October 2020FWD EPS CHG
Name1mth3mth1yr
Pendragon-93.1%-92.8%-
Trackwise Designs-91.3%-91.3%-82%
Hotel Chocolat Group-82.4%-82.4%-98%
ThinkSmart-81.5%--
Gem Diamonds-80.2%-96.6%-99%
--80.0%-82.7%-94%
Sigma Capital Group-69.8%-69.8%-78%
System1 Group-67.3%-67.3%-
Shield Therapeutics-66.9%-64.8%-
Town Centre Securities-66.6%-66.6%-79%
Urban&Civic-59.8%-63.2%-60%
Applegreen-59.8%-57.9%-51%
Hollywood Bowl Group-56.3%-85.2%-98%
Bango-55.9%-55.9%7%
S&U-51.9%-52.1%-50%
Bonhill Group-51.6%-51.6%-46%
Countryside Properties-48.3%-76.7%-85%
Capital & Regional-41.9%-38.7%-78%
Lancashire-41.8%-60.7%-69%
Ince Group-41.6%--74%
Good Energy Group-41.2%-41.2%0%
Ramsdens Holdings-36.4%-36.4%-52%
Secure Income REIT-36.4%-52.7%-74%
Serica Energy-33.9%-52.2%-84%
Informa-33.0%-49.9%-80%
Argentex Group-30.8%--11%
Medica Group-29.5%-29.5%-52%
Marshalls-27.1%-45.7%-66%
Go-Ahead Group-25.6%-35.7%-73%
Chesnara-24.9%-7.4%-42%
Vertu Motors-24.9%-24.9%-23%
Centamin-23.7%-22.6%85%
Trans-Siberian Gold-23.6%--
Petrofac-22.5%-53.5%-83%
Harworth Group-22.4%-22.5%-67%
Greencore Group-22.2%-35.8%-71%
Dignity-22.1%-28.3%-45%
Card Factory-21.1%-44.9%-92%
STM Group-20.0%-24.3%-52%
Pennon Group-19.3%-26.7%-50%
MP Evans Group-18.3%-19.3%61%
InterContinental Hotels Group-16.7%-50.4%-87%
Pebble Group-15.8%-18.4%-
Royal Dutch Shell-15.8%13.5%-78%
Royal Dutch Shell-14.5%11.6%-79%
Iofina-14.4%-7.5%40%
AB Dynamics-14.2%-15.7%-21%
Vistry Group-14.1%-33.6%-54%
Network International Holdings-13.3%-18.5%-56%
Hammerson-13.2%-50.4%-77%
Airtel Africa-12.1%-25.4%-32%
Workspace Group-11.7%-25.5%-46%
ContourGlobal Plc-11.7%7.4%-6%
RPS Group-11.4%-26.2%-62%
Lloyds Banking Group-11.0%-30.5%-86%
K3 Capital Group-10.9%-10.9%-20%
Redde Northgate-10.9%-13.9%-28%
Taylor Wimpey-10.7%-39.3%-72%
Aptitude Software Group-10.4%-10.4%-12%
Wey Education-10.0%20.0%500%
Coats Group-10.0%-37.4%-82%
Knight Group Holdings-9.9%15.1%4%
Trifast-9.7%-40.0%-56%
Avon Rubber-9.6%-8.8%5%
Cake Box Holdings-9.4%-22.2%-14%
Wentworth Resources-9.4%14.1%-39%
EKF Diagnostics-9.2%44.0%184%
Burford Capital-9.0%-4.6%-42%
Bellway-8.6%-32.0%-56%
Intermediate Capital Grp-8.3%-7.9%-32%
Signature Aviation-8.1%-25.3%-70%
PayPoint-7.8%-13.0%-28%
Virgin Money UK-7.6%31.0%-82%
Ergomed-7.4%4.0%81%
Vitec Group-7.3%-44.2%-92%
Melrose Industries-7.1%-97.4%-99%
John Wood Group-7.1%7.4%-42%
Smiths Group-7.0%-8.2%-21%
Great Port Est REIT-6.9%-7.2%0%
Real Estate Investors-6.4%-6.4%-4%
Investec-6.2%-30.5%-44%
Costain Group-6.2%-12.9%-75%
GCP Student Living-5.7%5.7%-37%
Bakkavor Group-5.7%-7.4%-42%
Digitalbox-5.7%-25%
Playtech-5.5%5.3%-62%
Balfour Beatty-5.3%-41.1%-66%
Grainger-5.1%11.8%-16%
RELX-4.8%-7.4%-15%
River & Mercantile Group-4.6%-5.0%-43%
AFH Financial Group-4.6%-7.3%-5%
Prudential-4.5%-0.5%-2%
Spectris-4.4%-3.6%-39%
Compass Group-4.3%3.6%-74%
Venture Life Group-4.1%-1.4%68%
Hikma Pharmaceuticals-4.1%4.2%17%
Mediclinic International-3.9%-19.6%-62%
Vectura Group-3.8%-1.5%4%
TBC Bank Group-3.8%-1.3%-43%
Standard Chartered-3.8%15.1%-56%
Elementis-3.4%-16.2%-52%
Meggitt-3.3%-14.2%-54%
Telecom Plus-3.3%-3.3%-3%
Essentra-3.3%-5.4%-38%
Mondi-3.2%8.0%-28%
Hays-3.2%-42.9%-81%
Ascential-3.2%-56.8%-89%
JTC-3.2%-4.6%7%
Gooch & Housego-3.1%-3.1%-32%
Vodafone Group-3.1%-6.6%-20%
Manolete Partners-3.0%-0.2%27%

source: Factset

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